Are you eligible for free* kid’s dental? The government-funded Child Dental Benefit Schedule provides eligible kids with a government benefit of $1,000 for select dental services.
The Child Dental Benefit Schedule can be used for a variety of dental services for your child. Whether they need a check-up, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fillings or extractions, the Child Dental Benefit Schedule may help with your dental bill.
There is eligibility criteria for your child to be suitable for this Schedule. It is means tested, which requires Family Tax Benefit A or a relevant Australian Government payment.
The Child Dental Benefit Schedule cannot be used for specialist dental work such as orthodontics, cosmetic dental work and can not be used for any services provided within a hospital.
To find out whether your child is eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, contact your local nib Dental Care Centre on 1300 345 300.
*Free when services covered by the Commonwealth Government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule are bulk billed by participating Practitioners for treatments provided to eligible patients.